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Dr. Peter Sandin

joined Centre for BioNano Interactions as a Postdoctoral Fellow in February 2009. His research is focused on the visualization of nanoparticle transport within cells and on tracking individual nanoparticles as they are transported around cells. He is also developing spectroscopic methods for studying and quantifying the processes involved in the interaction between nanoparticles and cells.

Dr. Sandin defended his Ph.D thesis “Fluorescence Probing of DNA Structures in Biology and Nanotechnology” in April 2008 at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden. His thesis work included the synthesis, characterization and use of novel fluorescent DNA probes as a new approach for building DNA nanostructures and developing the spectroscopic techniques needed to study them. Before joining the Centre for BioNano Interactions he worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Florence, Italy where he studied the self-assembly behaviour of lipid modified drugs for use in cancer treatment.